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Jim McGovern's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Date Title
June 30, 2016 Lowell Sun - Tsongas Joins Parents of Slain Kids in Gun-Violence Roundtable
June 27, 2016 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Strengthen Peace and Human Rights in Sri Lanka for War Victims
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development- Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 23, 2016 Tsongas statement on Historic, 26-Hour Sit-In on House Floor
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 25, 2016 Congressional Briefing on Disappeared Mexican Students Peers Into Mexican Government Investigation
May 17, 2016 Letter to- Barack Obama, President of the United States-Human Rights Concern in Vietnam
May 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 21, 2016 McGovern Joins Nearly 100 Members of Congress in Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
March 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Berta Caceres
Dec. 2, 2015 End Hunger Now--Monte's March
Nov. 17, 2015 Transcript of Press Conference with Congressional Delegation Members Following Historic Visit to Tibet and China
Nov. 14, 2015 McGovern Concludes Congressional Delegation Visit to China
Nov. 6, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Concern About Upcoming Elections in Burma
Nov. 4, 2015 Honduran Civil Society Demands Independant International Commission to Investigate and End Corruption and Impunity
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of Transportation Security Administrator - Treatment of Transgendered Individuals by the Transportation Security Administration
July 20, 2015 Congressman McGovern Statement on Death of Tibetan Activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 14, 2015 Congressman McGovern Opening Statement at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing on Tibet Human Rights and U.S.-China Relations
July 13, 2015 Congressman McGovern: Death of Tibetan Human Rights Activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche a Tragedy
July 9, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, 21st Century Cures Act
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
June 29, 2015 Congressman McGovern: U.S. Renewal of Military Aid to Bahrain a Dangerous Step Backward for Human Rights
June 25, 2015 Engel, Salmon, Pitts, McGovern Resolution Calls for Settlement for Tibetan People
April 20, 2015 Hultgren Appointed to Bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission's Executive Committee
April 14, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 650, Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015, Providing for Consideration of H.R. 685, Mortgage Choice Act of 2015, and Providing for Adoption of S. Con. Res. 11, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016
March 3, 2015 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy
Feb. 11, 2015 World is Silent as Sudan Renews Genocidal Attacks
Feb. 3, 2015 Human Rights Commission
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas
Oct. 2, 2014 Statement by Rep. McGovern on Detention of Nabeel Rajab
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act
May 28, 2014 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law
May 26, 2014 Statement by U.S. Representative James P. McGovern on the Release of Nabeel Rajab
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 70 Representatives Urge President to Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
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